Author Archive: Jennifer Eisenbart

Suspect in attempted burglary charged

A Burlington man was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday for an attempted burglary at a Burlington restaurant last September. Michael Heft, 22, is charged with attempted burglary as well as criminal damage to property. The first is a Class F felony, while the second is a Class A […]


Hit-and-run suspect charged

A 20-year-old Town of Raymond man was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday with felony hit and run. Ryan Holterman is charged with two counts of hit and run causing injury as well as two misdemeanor counts of reckless driving causing injury. The first two counts are felonies, while […]


A perfect sunset

A perfect sunset

Atmospheric conditions produced a beautiful sunset over the farm fields in Burlington Thursday night. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


Village gathering estimates for firefighter dorm

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Discussion of a seemingly routine capital expense — installing a fire suppression system — sparked a large-scale discussion this week about the future of one of the Village of Waterford’s two fire stations. The village recently sought bids for the fire suppression system. Five companies provided […]


Day care, laundry eye former M&I building

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor An empty building on the Burlington’s south side will be filled by the fall, if things go according to plan. The City of Burlington Plan Commission approved plans for two businesses to occupy the former M&I Bank building at 200 S. Pine St. The building is […]


Appointment fulfills student’s dream

Appointment fulfills student’s dream

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Mikayla Crone grew up knowing the United States armed forces. She spent most of her life in Illinois and California at various naval bases while her father, Darrell, served in the U.S. Navy, and came away following his retirement wanting to attend one of the country’s […]


WUHS hoping for change in start date law

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Waterford Union High School is joining the chorus of districts across the state urging lawmakers to reverse a decade-and-a-half-old law that restricts when the school year can begin. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter on Jan. 23 asked that the high school’s board go on record in support of […]


City agrees to get bumped on loan repayment contract

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor If something goes wrong with the second phase of Fox River Crossing apartments, the City of Burlington won’t be first in line to recover money loaned to the project. After approving a $25,000 incentive loan for Bear Developments last year to help the project secure Wisconsin […]


Breaking news: Lamping makes Fan Hall of Fame

Breaking news: Lamping makes Fan Hall of Fame

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor “Go Frank Go!” paid off. After a huge effort to get out the vote by Union Grove residents and businesses, the village’s own Frank Lamping was elected to the Fan Hall of Fame ahead of nine other finalists Tuesday morning. Lamping will receive his name displayed […]


Kansasville referendum set for Feb. 21 ballot

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A $4.2 million referendum to update and expand Kansasville School is on the ballot for the Feb. 21 primary election in Dover. The Dover Joint School District No. 1, also known as Kansasville School, began dealing with the possibility of a referendum when parents came forward […]


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